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Marilyn N. Ling, M.D.

Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interests

Breast Cancer; General Radiation Oncology; Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 486-0600

Office: (585) 486-0600

Fax: (585) 486-0649

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Ling is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She received a B.A. in Biology from Williams College in 1983. The Following year, she was awarded a Certificat de Merité from the Cordon Bleu Académie Cuisine in Paris, France. She then enrolled at the University of Maryland and received her M.D. in 1988, which was followed by residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital. From 1992 to 1996, Dr. Ling relocated to the Boston area, where she was an instructor and then Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology at Tufts University School of Medicine and New England Medical Center. She was also a visiting scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Nuclear Research Laboratory. From 1997 to 1999, Dr. Ling was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. In 1999, Dr. Ling moved back east and joined the faculty at the University of Rochester. She is board certified by the American College of Radiology.

Dr. Ling's interests and publications have covered topics relating to breast cancer such as the latest radiation treatment modalities (stereotactic body radiotherapy, intensity modulated radiotherapy), breast conserving therapy and reconstruction, and side effects of treatment (bone loss, nausea, radiation dermatitis, fatigue). She has also been an invited speaker at special events hosted by local breast cancer support organizations. Dr. Ling is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. She also received board certification from the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Education

1983
BA | Williams College
Biology

1988
MD | University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1989 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Radiation Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989
Internship in Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital

Awards

2016
Jacob Gitelman Award
Sponsor: Gilda's Club of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

2016
Angel Award
Sponsor: Pluta Cancer Foundation
Location: Rochester, NY

2013
Heart & Hands Award
Sponsor: Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

2004
Rubin-Mitchell Teaching Award
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

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Publications

Journal Articles

7/2015
Turner BM, Skinner KA, Tang P, Jackson MC, Soukiazian N, Shayne M, Huston A, Ling M, Hicks DG. "Use of modified Magee equations and histologic criteria to predict the Oncotype DX recurrence score." Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc.. 2015 Jul 0; 28(7):921-31. Epub 2015 May 01.

7/2013
Ryan JL, Heckler CE, Ling M, Katz A, Williams JP, Pentland AP, Morrow GR. "Curcumin for radiation dermatitis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of thirty breast cancer patients." Radiation research.. 2013 Jul 0; 180(1):34-43. Epub 2013 Jun 07.

2011
Mustian KM; Roscoe JA; Palesh OG; Sprod LK; Heckler CE; Peppone LJ; Usuki KY; Ling MN; Brasacchio RA; Morrow GR. "Polarity therapy for cancer-related fatigue in patients with breast cancer receiving radiation therapy: a randomized controlled pilot study". Integr Cancer Ther. 2011; 10(1): 27-37.

Books & Chapters

1996
Chapter Title: Preliminary Clinical Experience with the Peacock Intensity Modulation 3-D Conformal Radiation Therapy System.
Book Title: Radiosurgery 1995, Proceedings of the 2nd ISRS meeting, Boston, Massachusetts
Author List: Carol M. Grossman R, Selker R, Polk D, Wu J, Butler B, Woo S, Wisenberg M, Figura J, Onufrey V, Wazer D, Ling MN, Grant W. Parord D, Turner A, Berta C, Engler M, Tsai JS, Curran B, Kania A, Larson S, Tracey L:
Edited By: Kondkiolka D
Published By: Karger1996 in Basel

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